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Several former Orioles on just-announced 2018 Hall of Fame ballot

Several former Orioles on just-announced 2018 Hall of Fame ballot

The Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the Class of 2018 — which was announced Monday — includes several new candidates with Orioles ties: Jim Thome, Johan Santana, Aubrey Huff, Kevin Millwood and Jamie Moyer.

Eligible members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America elect candidates — each voter can select up to 10 players on the ballot — with those receiving 75 percent of the vote or more earning entry. Candidates must receive at least 5 percent to remain on the ballot and are eligible for 10 years.

Former Oriole Mike Mussina is back on the ballot for his fifth year of eligibility after receiving 51.8 percent of the vote last...

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